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Dr. Jacques Beckers obituary

Dr. Jacques Beckers, 87, passed away on February 26, 2021 in Scottsdale, Arizona. Jacques was the first Director of the new Multiple Mirror Telescope after it was dedicated in 1979 and served in that role until 1984. His obituary …

Update: Mechanical failure in the Hecto fiber positioner

The Instrument Support Group and SAO team (working remotely) continue to work on the issue with gripper #2 in the Hectospec fiber positioner. We anticipate returning the instrument to service in early 2021b.

MMT Observing Schedule: May- July 2021

The observing schedule for May- July 2021 can be found here.

MMT Observing Schedule: January – April 2021

The observing schedule for January – April 2021 can be found here.